- My article in the Evening Standard last week 1 Oct 2019
By tradition the first speech of a new Parliamentary session is made by a seasoned back bencher from the governing party. At the start of this session the honour of being that old codger fell to me. The Queen’s Speech came a year after the [Read More]
- Reset for veterans 25 Sep 2019
As the case of ‘Soldier F’ reached court in Northern Ireland last week, the scandal of historic prosecutions hanging over our Army veterans intensifies. Many of those who may have to face trial are old men now, some with life-threatening conditions. Once again, they are [Read More]
- Greenfest 13 Sep 2019
Hampstead Norreys is one of those communities that works. Community spirit seems to pervade the village with its thriving pub, church, its OFSTED rated “outstanding” school and of course its community owned village shop that recently was awarded the “best rural shop in Britain”. Last [Read More]
A heartfelt plea ahead of tomorrow; Whatever happens, please can we all make an extra special effort to understand that many MP’s have literally agonised over their decision making and NOT ONE is a ‘traitor’ or an ‘enemy.’ Lets be kind to each other, please 🙏🏼
But your Party doesn’t want a second referendum. It just wants to ignore the result of the first
@ChadleyWBC @RichardBenyonMP The 2016 referendum did not define democracy. Indeed, it did not even define Brexit.
Another vote on EU membership will either confirm or deny - and it would include everyone in the moment who would have to live with whatever deal is defined.
That is democracy.
Richard Benyon was re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Newbury on 8 June 2017, with a majority of 24,380. Richard won 61.5 per cent of the vote share.
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